Marlow, UK - Cobham Apprentice Ben Ealey-Newman
has been awarded the British Safety Council 'Young Health and
Safety Champion of the Year' award at an event ceremony at the
Grosvenor House in London that took place on May 6th.
Ben was nominated for the award, which received entries from over
100 organisations worldwide and included a range of
The award demonstrates Ben's commitment to the health, safety
and wellbeing of his colleagues at Cobham during 2015 and
recognises the important contribution to the workplace made by
Tom Garvey, VP of Cobham Antenna Systems congratulated Ben and
said, "This award demonstrates the outstanding commitment made by
Ben to help manage risks to people's health, safety and welfare in
our workplace. This year's award by the British Safety
Council is evidence of a great deal of individual effort made by
Ben, who has gone the extra mile over and above his professional
roles and responsibilities. I would like to both congratulate and
thank him for these efforts, which play an extremely important part
of everyone's lives."
Reflecting on the award, Ben said "Winning this award is a great
honour and I am really thankful to both Cobham and the British
Safety Council for recognising my achievement. Health and Safety is
such an important thing yet often it's taken for granted in the
workplace. Spending a few minutes making sure the work areas are
safe for me and my colleagues could go on to have a massive impact
on someone's life, which is why I am so passionate about Health and
Ben aspires to fulfil a career working in the health, safety and
environmental arena within Cobham.
About Apprenticeships at Cobham
Cobham has a long and successful history of training successive
generations of apprentices. Over the years, we've built a strong
internal support network, which is coupled with good links to local
schools and colleges. Cobham apprentices have picked up many awards
over the years, including Brathay National Apprenticeship Challenge
Team of the Year, three Higher National Certificate (HNC) Awards in
Dorset and multiple EEF Regional and National Apprentices of the
For more information on Cobham plc's award-winning
Apprenticeship Programme please visit www.cobham.com/careers
About Cobham Antenna Systems
Providing peace of mind with resilient data transmission
solutions for mission critical operations
We are a market-leading supplier of advanced, ultra-reliable
integrated systems for avionics, radar, surveillance and Satcom
Through continual innovation we are able to supply highly
resilient, totally dependable solutions with low through-life costs
that deliver outstanding performance and outstanding value.
The most important thing we build is trust.
Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator,
respected for providing solutions to the most challenging problems,
from deep space to the depths of the ocean.